FOI release

Request for costs and benefits of the childcare ratios proposed in 'More great childcare'

An examination of the costs and benefits of the staff:child ratios proposed in 'More great childcare'.

Documents

Ratios economic modelling

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Further paper on ratio

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Detail

  • Date requested: 25 March 2013
  • Publish date: 23 May 2013

Request

Following a Freedom of Information request for work the department has undertaken on the impact of the staff:child childcare ratios proposed in ‘More great childcare’, we are publishing 2 documents examining the costs and benefits of the proposed changes.

Release

The first paper uses the example of a hypothetical full day childcare provider to examine the potential costs and benefits of making use of these ratios. The second paper provides supplementary analysis.